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How can I build a healthy wedding weight-loss plan?


One-carat diamond? Score! One-pound weight loss? Maybe you need a new plan.
One-carat diamond? Score! One-pound weight loss? Maybe you need a new plan.
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For most brides, wedding weight-loss concerns are right up there with the dress, attendants and venue selection in terms of importance. The heart's desire of every bride is that each individual component comes together to create an event that's both visually and emotionally beautiful.

While some become fixated on color swatches and what kind of shapes caterers can carve out of butter (the classic rosette is always nice), others zero in on their figures. These brides might embark on borderline insane diet and exercise routines to achieve so-called wedding day perfection.

Memo to these girls: Stop the madness! Crash diets and overly ambitious workout regimens are absolutely not the way to go if you really want to achieve long-term results. So, rather than succumb to the unrealistic promises of the ever-appetizing beet and coffee diet, take a few minutes to read more about the most effective -- not to mention healthiest -- ways to become fit just in time for your wedding day. We'll help you craft a wedding weight-loss plan in four simple steps.


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